My latest recording was just published on Audible. This one is a historical romance called Romancing Olive: Prairie Romance by Holly Bush. I loved the characters and the setting in this book. It's laced with humor but deals with a serious situation along with a developing romance. Here's the blurb from Audible:
"1891... Spinster librarian Olive Wilkins is shocked to learn of her
brother's violent death at a saloon gaming table and her sister-in-law's
subsequent murder, traveling far from her staid life to rescue her
niece and nephew, now orphans. She arrives to find the circumstances of
her brother's life deplorable and her long held beliefs of family and
Accustomed to the sophistication of
Philadelphia, Olive arrives in Spencer, Ohio, a rough and tumble world
she is not familiar with, facing two traumatized children. Her niece and
nephew, Mary and John, have been living with a neighboring farmer,
widower Jacob Butler, the father of three young children of his own and a
man still in pain from the recent loss of his wife.
threatens Olive and Mary and John, while Jacob and his own brood battle
the day-to-day struggles for survival. Will Olive and Jacob find the
strength to fight their battles alone or together? Will love conquer the
bitterness of loss and broken dreams?"
Hope you'll give this one a try. To listen to a sample and/or purchase the book, head here.